how to pronounce ocean

/ˈoʊʃən/

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The above transcription of ocean is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ocean is pronounced in two syllables

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oʊʃən

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An example use of ocean in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ships that sailed the ocean blue to the …”

meaning of ocean

The ocean is a large body of salt water that covers more than 70% of the Earth's surface.

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